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I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it's time America was run like a business.

I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow.

I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old, as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.

I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.

I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem - and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one.

I know my own deficiencies, one of which is that I had lived away from America for such a long time. It's called expatriate.

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

I know this is going to sound cheesy and like I'm trying to be Miss America, but the most important responsibility a celebrity has is to set an example and be a role model.

I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.

I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part.

I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30.

I received an OBE from the Queen, which probably doesn't mean anything in America but is quite nice in England - the Order of the British Empire for services to drama.

I rememeber one time we were getting ready to go to South America and everything was packed up and in the car ready to go and I hid and I was crying because I really did not want to go, I wanted to play. I did not want to go.

I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots.

I try to speak my points of view about black America, and how I feel about black men and the role that black men should play in their lives with their children and in their lives with their women.

I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American. See quote detail


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